2017 Hyundai Elantra SE vs. Limited Edition in Plymouth, MA

You've decided on the 2017 Hyundai Elantra sedan as your next new car, but which trim package are you going to select? Is the fuel-efficient SE edition just what you need for working your way through traffic, or do you want to upgrade your daily drive with the Limited edition? Hyundai of Plymouth has both popular trim packages available in several colors for our customers to check out. Take a look at our online inventory to learn more about availability, and then reach out to the team at our Hyundai dealership in Plymouth, MA to see the model you want in person.

 2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited Parked on Street 

2017 Hyundai Elantra SE vs. Limited: Is there a difference in performance or efficiency?

Both the SE and Limited edition of the 2017 Hyundai Elantra come with a 2.0L four-cylinder engine and offer a similar overall performance. The two models come mated to a 6-speed electronically controlled, manually interactive automatic transmission with overdrive to deliver the responsive drivability that the Elantra is known for.





2.0L Inline 4-cylinder

147 HP

132 lb.-ft.


While both trim levels have the same engine and transmission there is a slight difference in overall fuel efficiency. The SE edition is rated at 29 MPG city / 38 MPG highway, while the Limited edition is capable of up to 28 MPG city / 37 MPG highway. 2017 Hyundai Elantra Front View of Headlights 

2017 Hyundai Elantra SE vs. Limited: Which model is more comfortable and convenient?

Hyundai models are known for their comfort and convenience features, and the new Elantra provides drivers with the latest in modern connectivity and safety features. However, there are a few key differences between the SE and Limited packages.


  • Both packages offer several adaptive driver aids, but the Limited edition comes with Blind Spot Detection and a Rearview Camera with dynamic gridlines.
  • Air conditioning comes standard on both, but the Limited edition takes it to a higher level with dual automatic control with a CleanAir Ionizer and Auto Defogging system.
  • Premium cloth seating surfaces are standard on the SE edition, but the Limited edition has leather seating.
  • Both models come standard with a 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback.
  • Steering wheel-mounted controls are optional with the SE edition, but a standard feature on the Limited edition.
  • Smartphone/USB and aux inputs are standard on both packages. However, the Limited edition has dual charging USB ports.

 2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited Leather Interior 

2017 Hyundai Elantra SE vs. Limited Edition: What's the difference in cost?

The SE edition of the Hyundai Elantra is one of the most affordable vehicles in its class with an $18,985 MSRP, while the Limited Edition comes with a $23,185 MSRP, but there isn't a right or wrong choice. It simply comes down to your budget and your lifestyle. If greater fuel efficiency matters to you, then you might want to consider the SE edition. If you know you want leather seats and the latest in advanced technology, the Limited edition should be at the top of your list to test-drive.


Have you made up your mind or do you want to discuss your options with a product specialist? Contact the team through our online contact form or by phone at (888) 480-3980 to get more details on the trim packages for the 2017 Elantra.


2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited Rear View 

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